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Junos 2016: Stars strike a pose on the red carpet

Some of Canada's biggest musical stars were out and about on the red carpet tonight ahead of the 2016 Juno Awards.

Live awards show in Calgary brings Canadian musicians, politicians and Mounties together

Avril Lavigne is having a terrific hair day at the 2016 Juno Awards. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press)

Some of Canada's biggest musical stars were out and about on the red carpet tonight ahead of the 2016 Juno Awards. 

Two Mounties were on hand to pose with celebs at this year's Juno Awards, because Canada. Here they are with co-hosts Jon Montgomery and Jann Arden.

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Here they are again with Toronto singer-songwriter Scott Helman, probably protecting him from mobs of rabid fans.

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And here they are with Western Canada's greatest musical export, Nickelback. 

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Pop star Avril Lavigne and Nickleback frontman Chad Kroeger, the famous Canadian couple better known as Chavril, were side by side on Sunday at the 2016 Junos.

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Brampton, Ont., songstress Alessia Cara looked downright wowed to be there. 

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Canada's hip-hop ambassador Kardinal Offishall shows off his sweet ensemble for the cameras. 

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YouTube sensation Jus Reign sported red lapels and a spiffy hanky to match the red carpet. 

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Buffy Sainte-Marie was on hand. The legendary singer-songwriter took home two Junos at last night's non-televised event.

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Remember Three Days Grace? They showed up!  

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Newfoundland's own Allan Doyle of Great Big Sea flashes us his pearly whites. 

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Electro-pop duo Milk & Bone are looking very on fleek.

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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has a chuckle with Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson. Neither is a musician, as far as the CBC is aware.

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Here's recording artist August Rigo, left, sporting sweet shades to shield his eyes from the bright light of all these Canadian stars!

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Members of the Lemon Bucket Orkestra arrive with instruments in hand. Aren't they delightful?

(Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press)

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